Vice President, Artist and Industry Relations, RIAA
Jackie Jones is the Vice President, Artist and Industry Relations for the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), serving as RIAA’s chief representative in Nashville. Bringing together artists, management, labels, venues and creator advocacy groups, Jackie helps translate DC policy issues to the broader music community.
Prior to joining the RIAA, Jackie was Director of Music and Talent for CMT, a division of Viacom, Inc., responsible for music integration across all CMT channels, including on-air and digital platforms. Jackie served as talent producer and booker for top-rated shows including the annual CMT Music Awards, CMT Artists of the Year and CMT Crossroads and is a member of The Recording Academy, Academy of Country Music, Country Music Association, Leadership Music, and Women in Cable Television.
She lends her talents to various charitable organizations including St. Jude, Thistle Farms and Save the Children, and holds a Master’s degree from Middle Tennessee State University.
A Keynote Conversation with Jimmie Allen
October 13, 2021, 9:15:00 PM
Multi-platinum recording artist Jimmie Allen sits down with ACM’s Damon Whiteside and RIAA’s Jackie Jones to talk about being named the ACM Male New Artist of the Year, how he broke into the industry, how things have changed and how important diversity is to the music community.